Retail Sales Rep-Hickory/Catawba County 2017-03-14
at Empire Distributors Inc

Date Posted: 3/20/2017

Job Description

Services the markets in Catawba County and surrounding areas.

Summary - Sells beer and wine to supermarkets, drug stores, convenience stores and package stores for wholesale distributor.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•         Service and maintain current accounts with orders for Empire Spirit Products and customer service.

•         Compiles lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads.

•         Travels through assigned territory daily to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit orders, sells displays, present items for distribution, and handle damages and off-condition product.

•         Quotes prices and credit terms for orders obtained.

•         Estimates date of delivery to customer, based on knowledge of own firm's production and delivery schedules.

•         Confers with District Manager to resolve customer problems.

•         Investigates and resolves customer problems with deliveries.

•         Identifies and respond to customers' needs.

•         Maintains frequent and open communication with drivers, driver supervisors, district managers, sales managers and the general manager.

•         Prepares and maintains distribution tracking reports, planning and goals, case and dollar tracking and other administrative tasks as assigned.

•         Executes sales plans and maintain accounts according to company standards.

•         Tracks progress of goals on a weekly basis.

•         Participates in supplier work-withs.

•         Continually maintains training and product knowledge.

•         Delivers emergency orders when needed.

•         Attends trade show.

•         Conducts business according to local and state laws.
  • Other duties as assigned by District Manager.
 
Education and/or Experience - High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

MUST be 21 or older
PLEASE COMPLETE ENTIRE APPLICATION - INCLUDE WORK HISTORY IN "RESUME" SECTION. MAKE SURE YOU ALSO INCLUDE THREE REFERENCES. NOT FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS COMPLETELY MAY CAUSE APPLICATION TO BE REJECTED.
Empire is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. I understand that if I am hired, my employment will be for no definite period, regardless of the period of payment of my wages. I further understand that I am employed on an "at-will" basis which means that I have the right to terminate my employment at anytime with or without notice, and the Company has the same right. No one other than the President of the Company has authority to modify this relationship or make any agreement to the contrary. Any such modification or agreement must be in writing, signed by the President.
 
I understand that if I am hired this application and all supporting documents will become part of my permanent employee record.
I understand that the company reserves the right to require me to submit to a drug test at any time and also reserves the right to require me to submit to an alcohol test and/or medical examination to the extent permitted by law. I understand that the Company may contact my previous employers and I authorize those employers to disclose to the Company all records and other information pertinent to my employment with them, whether favorable or unfavorable. I also authorize the Company to provide truthful information concerning my employment with it to my future prospective employers and I agree to hold it harmless for providing such information.
 
By submitting this application, I certify that all information that I provide on this application and in any interview will be true, complete and accurate. I understand if I am employed and any such information is later found to be false, incomplete or misleading in any respect, I may be discharged.

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Empire Distributors, Inc. is proud to be associated with the following sister companies: Empire Distributors of North Carolina, Inc., Empire Distributors of Tennessee, Inc., and Baroness Small Wines, Inc. (Denver, CO). Together our mission is to be the very best at building brands and developing people. Empire Distributors is a wholesale alcoholic beverage distributor in the Southeast U.S. with over 800 teammates in nine locations. We are committed to offering our customers quality products at an outstanding value with exceptional customer service!

Our valued teammates are the direct link to our clients and the reason for our success. From merchandiser and sales jobs to driver and warehouse jobs, an array of career opportunities awaits you at Empire Distributors! We want to hear from you. Empire is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Empire provides equal opportunities to qualified applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans to compete for jobs. This obligation includes, if necessary, making reasonable accommodations for the application process to qualified individuals

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